In a gruesome incident, a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker’s family in West Bengal’s Murshidabad was brutally slaughtered by unknown miscreants. The victims identified as Bandhu Prakash Pal (35), his wife Beauty Mondal Pal (30) and their eight -year-old son Angan Bandhu Pal were hacked to death in their house in Jiaganj area on Tuesday morning. The woman was eight-months pregnant.
Police has registered a case of murder and an investigation has is underway. The cause of murder is yet to be ascertained.
Bandhu Prakash was a school teacher who worked in Gosaigram Sahapara Primary School. He also worked as an insurance agent in the area.
Neighbours alerted the police after they heard loud shrieks from Pal’s house. “We heard loud screams from their house. When we rushed there, we saw some people rushing out of the house,” said a neighbor.
The neighbours found the body of Bandhu Prakash and his son Angan on the floor in one room. Body of Beauty, lying in a pool of blood, was found in another room. According to the police, Bandhu Prakash had returned from the local market when the incident reportedly happened.
The police also said that they were attacked with a sharp weapon, which was found beside their bodies.
The investigations are currently underway and officers of Jiyaganj Police station have started interrogating the locals who saw the miscreant rushing out of Pal’s residence. Bandhu Prakash’s Facebook profile is full of videos of Durga Puja pandals and selfies of the family. The last post was uploaded by him in the wee hours of Sunday.